Service-y Bar Installs Pregnancy Test Vending Machine in Bathroom

Taking a pregnancy test can be a nerve-wracking, stomach-churning, mindfucking experience. As such, the best way for a lady to calm her Am I Pregnant? jitters is to head on down to her local pub, knock back a few girly drinks, and then, when she's just about three sheets to the wind, head to the restroom, where she… »7/19/12 7:15pm7/19/12 7:15pm

Got Morning Sickness? Give Two Blow Jobs and Call Me in the Morning

No amount of heavy duty feminism can alleviate the fact that when it comes to child creation, all a guy really must do is not ride a bike too much, ejaculate successfully into a fertile vagina, and then maybe hand out cigars. Meanwhile, the woman spends nine months growing a tiny, helpless proto-human inside her… »7/10/12 6:30pm7/10/12 6:30pm

Getting Your Tubes Tied Is a Giant Pain in the Ass

For women who know deep down that they never want children, that hell no response to the thought of motherhood endures long after the echoes of a temper tantrum in the candy aisle at Target subside. But women who want to be sterilized often face obstacles that aren't present for other medical procedures — obnoxious,… »7/09/12 11:40am7/09/12 11:40am

Grab Your Rubbers, It's National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

May 2 is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy — otherwise known as the National Day to Pretend That Pulling Out Doesn't Feel Better. Kidding! (No I'm not.) Anyway, MTV has produced a PSA—starring some of the girls featured on this season of 16 & Pregnant—despite the fact that this seems like a conflict in… »5/02/12 5:15pm5/02/12 5:15pm

All Birthing Options Come To The Same Horrible Conclusion

With the rise in popularity of both home births and epidurals, there's been considerable debate about the pros and cons of natural delivery versus a medically-assisted one. It's great that we have more options beyond the standard-issue labor and delivery route, but let's face it: The decision is about which way you'd… »7/13/11 3:38pm7/13/11 3:38pm

So, Wait: There's No Point To The Pain Of Childbirth?

As you may have heard, having a baby hurts. Natural childbirth advocates have long argued for the lemonade benefits of labor pain, claiming that it adds to the experience and can even result in sexual pleasure »10/22/08 2:20pm10/22/08 2:20pm and aid in the hormone release that helps a mother bond with her baby. However, a new study, , suggests that…